• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

March Flowers Page 1

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ANACARDIACEAE

(Cashew Family)
Rhus aromatica

SKUNKBUSH

 


APIACEAE
(Carrot Family)
Cymopterus acaulis var. fendleri

FENDLER'S SPRING-PARSLEY

 
Cymopterus acaulis
    


APIACEAE

(Carrot Family)
Cymopterus newberryi

SWEETROOT SPRING-PARSLEY

 


APIACEAE
(Carrot Family)
Cymopterus purpurascens

WIDEWING SPRING-PARSLEY

 


APIACEAE

(Carrot Family)
Cymopterus purpureus

PURPLE SPRING-PARSLEY

 
Cymopterus purpureus
    


APIACEAE

(Carrot Family)
Lomatium latilobum

CANYONLANDS BISCUITROOT

 


APIACEAE

(Carrot Family)
Lomatium parryi

PARRY'S BISUITROOT

 


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Artemisia spinescens

BUDSAGE

 
Artemisia spinescens
    


ASTERACEAE

(Sunflower Family)
Chrysopsis villosa

HAIRY GOLDENASTER

 

Did You Know?

Close up of biological soil crust

The dirt is alive! A living crust called "Biological Soil Crust" covers much of Arches and the surrounding area. Composed of algae, lichens and bacteria, this crust provides a secure foundation for desert plants. Please stay on roads and trails to avoid trampling this important resource. More...